ArmInfo.124 million AMD (about $ 255 thousand) will be allocated from the reserve fund of the Armenian government to hold events dedicated to the "Citizen's Day".
To recall on March 21, the Cabinet of Ministers approved amendments to the law "On holidays and anniversaries", which propose to introduce a new holiday - Citizens Day, which will be celebrated on the last Saturday of April. At the same time, if May 1 falls on Saturday, then Citizen's Day will be celebrated on the previous Sunday of April in order to exclude the possibility of celebrating Citizen's Day on the day of memory of the victims of the Armenian Genocide in the Ottoman Empire - April 24.
As noted in the government's decision, one of the results of the national movement was the resignation of Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan and the victory of the national movement on April 23, 2018 on the wave of civil disobedience actions held in Armenia by the former president, Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan announced his resignation. On the same day, Armenian President Armen Sarkissian accepted the resignation of the government. The parliament at a special meeting on May 8, at the second attempt, elected the leader of the Armenian opposition Nikol Pashinyan to the post of Prime Minister. On this day, national holiday celebrations took place in the country.